Research Papers/Topics in Education And Psychology

Relationship Among Teacher-Student Interaction, Students’ Motivation And Academic Performance In The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to examine the relationship among teacherstudentinteraction, motivation and academic performance, of JHS students inthe Bibiani – Anhwiaso – Bekwai District in the Western Region of Ghana.The design used in this study was the correlational design. The simple randomsampling procedure was used to select 155 teachers and 281 students for thestudy. Four research questions guided the study. A 48-item teacher andstudents’ questionnaires respectively were u...

Perceptions And Preparedness Of Senior High School Teachers In Ashanti Region Towards The Introduction Of Professional Teacher Licensing Policy In Ghana

ABSTRACTThe study sought to explore perceptions and preparedness of teachers in Ashanti Region towards the introduction of professional teacher licensing in Ghana. Six research objectives were used as a guide for the exploration. A descriptive survey, which allowed for an accurate description of activities, objects, processes, and persons, was adopted to help to achieve the objectives of the study. A sample size of 278 teachers from senior high schools in Ashanti Region of Ghana was selected ...

Influence Of Classroom Management Strategies Of Junior High School Teachers On Academic Performance Of Students In Asante Akyem North District

ABSTRACTThe study examined the influence of classroom management strategies of Junior High School teachers on academic performance of students in the Asante Akyem North District. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 48 teachers and 297 students to respond to the Behaviour and Instructional Management Scale (BIMS). The statistical tools used for data analysis were frequencies, percentages, mean, standard deviation, Pearson’s ...

The Perceived Washback Effects Of High-Stakes Test On Teaching And Learning Of Business Courses In Senior High Schools In Eastern Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine the perceived washback effects of High-stakes test on teaching and learning in the eastern region of Ghana. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Purposive and disproportionate stratified sampling techniques were adopted for the study. A total of 218 business teachers and 380 business students were used for the study. A 44- item Questionnaire and 30-item questionnaire were used to collect data from teachers and students resp...

Relationship Between Teachers’ Self-Efficacy And Classroom Management Practices In The Kwahu West Junior High Schools.

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine the relationship between teachers’ selfefficacy and their classroom management practices among public Junior High School teachers in the Kwahu West Municipality. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Proportional sampling and simple random sampling procedures were used to select a total sample of 217 respondents for the study. Two sets of questionnaires were employed for the study. The Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy teacher...

After-School Activities And Their Influence On Academic Performance Of Junior High School Students In Cape Coast Metropolis In The Central Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study examined the after-school activities and their influence on academic performance of Junior High School students in Cape Coast Metropolis in the Central Region of Ghana. A descriptive survey design was adopted using a sample of 364 students selected from six public Junior High Schools in Cape Coast. A questionnaire was used to gather the data. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for the reliability of the instrument was 0.78. Frequencies, percentages, means, sta...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN GHANA.

ABSTRACT The study examined the utilisation of information communication technology in the training and education of students with visual impairment in tertiary institutions in Ghana. The study employed the cross-sectional descriptive survey design using questionnaire for data collection to provide answers to the research questions. The study population included resource persons and all students with visual impairment across three Public Universities in Ghana namely: University o...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN GHANA

ABSTRACT The study examined the utilisation of information communication technology in the training and education of students with visual impairment in tertiary institutions in Ghana. The study employed the cross-sectional descriptive survey design using questionnaire for data collection to provide answers to the research questions. The study population included resource persons and all students with visual impairment across three Public Universities in Ghana namely: University o...

THE EFFECTS OF TEST ANXIETY LEVELS ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF THIRD YEAR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE AGONA MUNICIPALITY OF THE CENTRAL REGION

ABSTRACT The study was designed to investigate the relationship between test anxiety and academic performance among third year Senior High School students in the Agona Municipality. The mixed method research paradigm was employed using the descriptive cross-sectional survey design. The population was 10,357 students and 542 teachers from 5 public Senior High School. Simple random and convenient sampling techniques were used in selecting 295 participants made up of 270 students and...

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS, RESILIENCE, SOCIAL SUPPORT AND HELP-SEEKING BEHAVIOURS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE II DIABETES, BREAST CANCER AND HYPERTENSION

ABSTRACT Recent research suggests that there is a changing pattern in the illness from infectious or acute diseases to more chronic health conditions; this leads to emotional and psychological problems. Having psychological problems impairs an individual’s ability to be resilient in the face of adversity. However this has been ignored by research. The purpose of this study was to examine psychological distress and resilience in patients with specific chronic diseases: Type 2 di...